Bowery Mission Opens Women’s Center In Harlem

_dsc0839On Thursday, June 12, The Bowery Mission opened to a crowded ribbon cutting ceremony at the second location for The Bowery Mission Women’s Center in Harlem, Manhattan’s only faith-based residential programs for women who have experienced homelessness.
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Harlem Trolley On Lenox Avenue, 1830’s

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Street scene from Lenox Avenue & 123 Street with the 1537 Metropolitan Street Railroad Harlem Trolley car heading uptown.

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Chabad of Harlem, Safe Place to Live and Raise Children

Chabad teaches to care for the spiritual and material needs of all Jews, wherever they could be found. Chabad of Harlem suggest where Jews are heading as gentrification marches.

Perhaps it was only a matter of time.

In a city defined by runaway gentrification — Chabad has come to Harlem.

And the popular outreach group that sniffs out where Jews are migrating next has in recent years gained a foothold in Harlem, another fast-morphing neighborhood shedding its old skin. Continue Reading →